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is a town in Buenos Aires Province
The Province of Buenos Aires is the largest and most populous province of Argentina. It takes the name from the city of Buenos Aires, which used to be the provincial capital until it was federalized in 1880...
Argentina , officially the Argentine Republic , is the second largest country in South America by land area, after Brazil. It is constituted as a federation of 23 provinces and an autonomous city, Buenos Aires...
. It is the head town of the Cañuelas Partido
Cañuelas Partido is a partido of Buenos Aires Province in Argentina.The provincial subdivision has a population of around 42,500 inhabitants in an area of 1,200 km² , and its capital city is Cañuelas, which has a population of around 31,000.-Sports:Cañuelas is home to Cañuelas FC, a...
. It is located near the outskirts of the Gran Buenos Aires conurbation.
It is claimed that dulce de leche
Dulce de leche is a thick,creamy, caramel-like milk-based sauce or spread.Literally translated, dulce de leche means "sweet from milk". It is prepared by slowly heating sweetened milk to create a product that derives its taste from caramelised sugar. It is a popular sweet in Latin America, where...
was invented by the dairy
A dairy is a business enterprise established for the harvesting of animal milk—mostly from cows or goats, but also from buffalo, sheep, horses or camels —for human consumption. A dairy is typically located on a dedicated dairy farm or section of a multi-purpose farm that is concerned...
Estancia La Caledonia
near Cañuelas on June 24, 1829 by chance. The area was also home to the first dairy factory in Argentina at La Martona.